Van Horn, TX 79855 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79855: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Van Horn, TX 79855

Acceptable Alternative
Kent, TX 79855

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Culberson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.06, Longitude -104.21
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 142
  • PO Box Addresses: 938
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 79855 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 79855 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Texas Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Van Horn, TX 79855 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,077
Population in Households 2,065
Population in Familes 1,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $39,618
Average Household Income $56,008
Per Capita Income $21,348


Total Housing Units 949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 533 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $48,105
Average Home Value $77,205


Total Households 788
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 544
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.66% -0.76%
Households -0.57% -0.72%
Families -0.63% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Van Horn, TX 79855 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79855 to the other 1,862 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1272 32nd
Population Density # 1435 23rd
Diversity Index # 770 59th
Median Household Income # 1508 19th
Per Capita Income # 1414 24th

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